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Stand and Fight California

For decades, NRA has stood together with our state association, the California Rifle & Pistol Association (CRPA) and fought for our right to keep and bear arms in the state capital, in the courts, and in city halls across the state.

All of us who cherish freedom recognize that California’s political environment has grown more hostile to the Second Amendment in recent years.   But we won’t back down.  With all of us fighting against the tide, we can restore our firearms freedom. It will not happen overnight, but working together, there’s nothing we can’t accomplish.

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Chris W. Cox CRPA Address 2017

Chris W. Cox addresses the California Rifle and Pistol Association on the U.S.S. Iowa in Los Angeles, CA in March 2017.

The NRA stands ready to restore the Second Amendment in California. But we need the help of every California gun owner to do so.

Wayne LaPierre and Chris W. Cox

Find a list of all on-going anti-gun and pro-gun legislation currently introduced in the California state legislature for 2019.

The NRA and CRPA's Legal Update provides an overview of just some of the efforts being taken to protect the rights of gun owners in the Golden State.

Read all the latest Second Amendment news and alerts coming out of the state of California.

View our webinars on California's firearm-related laws and what you can do.

Stand and Fight on the Frontlines by signing up to start volunteering with NRA-ILA in California today!

If you live in Orange County, you live in one of the few California counties where it is relatively simply to get a Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) permit. Apply for your permit today!

This helpful and important guide serves as a comprehensive resource for hunters who need to know about California’s lead ammunition restrictions.

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NRA ILA

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.